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inoculateverb [T]

uk   /ɪˈnɒk.jʊ.leɪt/  us   /-ˈnɑː.kjə-/
to give a ​weakform of a ​disease to a ​person or ​animal, usually by injection, as a ​protection against that ​disease: My ​children have been inoculated againstpolio.
inoculation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˌnɒk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌnɑː.kjə-/
a ​cholera inoculation
(Definition of inoculate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inoculateverb [T]

 us   /ɪˈnɑk·jəˌleɪt/
to give a ​person or ​animal a ​vaccine (= ​substance to ​preventdisease)
inoculation
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪˌnɑk·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/
[C] a ​cholera inoculation
(Definition of inoculate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inoculate”
in Korean 접종하다…
in Arabic يُلقّح…
in Malaysian menginokulasi…
in French vacciner (contre)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…接種,給…作預防注射…
in Italian vaccinare, inoculare…
in Spanish inocular, vacunar…
in Vietnamese tiêm chủng…
in Portuguese vacinar, inocular…
in Thai ฉีด (วัคซีน)…
in German impfen…
in Catalan vacunar…
in Japanese (人)に予防接種をする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…接种,给…作预防注射…
in Indonesian memberi vaksinasi…
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